This digital resource provides information on safeguarding including: what is safeguarding, the types and signs of abuse, how to recognise abuse, deprivation of liberty and safeguarding children.


Welcome to Safeguarding

This learning resource has been designed specifically for staff working in adult residential care homes, nursing homes and day care settings. It has been developed to support the Northern Ireland Social Care Council registrants but can be used by other social care registrants and professionals, families and individuals receiving social care services.

Scroll down and click on "Open Adapt Module" to access the resource.

If you need any help/support using this resource, please contact the Social Care Council at

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Republished: 11/06/21

Adult Care Toolkit: Safeguarding